Archive: ‘News’ Category

Statement regarding the appointment of Ontario’s Housing Affordability Task Force
December 7, 2021 / News

While we welcome the appointment of a Housing Affordability Task Force, the Ontario Alliance to Homelessness (OAEH) is troubled to see a glaring omission of those who understand homelessness, core … More

Report your renoviction
December 1, 2021 / News

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa launched a Ontario-wide survey on illegal renovictions. They plan to use   the data from this important survey to advocate for better housing policy to … More

Contemplating the Right to Housing on National Housing Day
November 22, 2021 / News

By Kaite Burkholder Harris, Jennifer van Gennip, and Daphna Nussbaum, OAEH co-chairs National Housing Day commemorates the recognition, over twenty years ago, of homelessness as a national disaster. It’s a … More

World Homeless Day Statement
October 4, 2021 / News

October 10th is World Homeless Day, a day that draws attention to people experiencing homelessness and sheds light on factors that contribute to homelessness in our societies, including systemic inequities … More

Myths Versus Facts on Encampments- Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness
August 23, 2021 / News

Myth: People staying in encampments have rejected housing offers. Fact: Many of the housing options offered to people are not permanent forms of housing, but a temporary shelter bed, or … More

Statement re: Toronto Police Response to Homeless Encampments
June 25, 2021 / News

The Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness condemns the actions of the City of Toronto and the Toronto Police Services in ‘clearing’ the encampment at Trinity Bellwoods Park on June 22nd. … More

OP ED – Turnbull, Hale and Harris: Secure housing is the first line of defence against COVID-19
December 16, 2020 / News

It is estimated that 105,000 households in Ontario are at risk of losing their home because they were unable to pay their rent in full during this pandemic crisis. Read … More

Take 30 seconds to ask Premier Ford to restore the court-ordered moratorium on residential evictions
October 16, 2020 / News

Housing is the first defence against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Congregate living spaces such as emergency shelters and long-term care homes are at high risk of outbreaks. Take … More

Letter to Minister Clark
July 14, 2020 / News

As we continue to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for a potential second-wave, the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness urges a strong prevention and housing-focused response at the center of our public health and economic recovery strategies.

SCATEH Position Paper on Homeless Encampments
June 30, 2020 / News

The Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness (SCATEH) recognizes an individual’s basic need for shelter, safety and community. Without an adequate supply of affordable, low-barrier temporary, transitional, and permanent housing, … More

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